The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Retail 59 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.34% 5.31% 7.96%
As % of the General category 24.79% 12.00% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 26
Median daily rate £388 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £303 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.13 £17.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +43.75%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
238 450 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 37.66% 44.29% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 217 187
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Median hourly rate £9.00 £9.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.19%) Banking
3 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.94%) Project Management
5 19 (15.32%) Java
6 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (12.90%) SQL
7 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (11.29%) SLA
8 14 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (11.29%) Automotive
8 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.29%) Scrum
9 13 (10.48%) ITIL
9 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.48%) Unix
9 13 (10.48%) Oracle
9 13 (10.48%) B2C
10 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (8.87%) Degree
11 11 (8.87%) German Language
11 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
11 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.06%) MS Office
12 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.42%) Confluence
2 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
2 10 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) Firewall
1 4 (3.23%) LDAP
2 3 (2.42%) Network Security
2 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) BGP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) MPLS
3 1 (0.81%) Multicast
3 1 (0.81%) OSPF
3 1 (0.81%) Skype
3 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.65%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.42%) Power BI
6 3 (2.42%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.61%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) JIRA
3 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.23%) Selenium
3 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (2.42%) ERwin
4 3 (2.42%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
5 1 (0.81%) Hudson
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 30 (24.19%) Banking
3 14 (11.29%) Automotive
4 11 (8.87%) German Language
5 9 (7.26%) Retail Banking
6 7 (5.65%) Marketing
7 4 (3.23%) Legal
7 4 (3.23%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.42%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Games
9 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Analyst
2 24 (19.35%) Project Manager
3 12 (9.68%) IT Manager
4 11 (8.87%) Architect
4 11 (8.87%) Business Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Development Manager
6 9 (7.26%) Software Development Manager
6 9 (7.26%) Software Manager
7 8 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
7 8 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Data Modeller
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Manager
8 7 (5.65%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.84%) Delivery Project Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Senior IT Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Senior IT Project Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) Hibernate
2 7 (5.65%) REST
2 7 (5.65%) Spring
3 5 (4.03%) J2EE
3 5 (4.03%) JMS
3 5 (4.03%) jQuery
3 5 (4.03%) Node.js
3 5 (4.03%) SOAP
3 5 (4.03%) XML
4 4 (3.23%) .NET
4 4 (3.23%) React
4 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.42%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.42%) HTML
6 2 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.81%) Java EE
7 1 (0.81%) JSTL
7 1 (0.81%) RESTful
7 1 (0.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.84%) IVR
4 5 (4.03%) Credit Risk
4 5 (4.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.42%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
8 1 (0.81%) PMI
8 1 (0.81%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Unix
2 9 (7.26%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) MVS
4 4 (3.23%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) E-Commerce
2 21 (16.94%) Project Management
3 18 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.29%) Scrum
5 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.48%) B2C
6 13 (10.48%) ITIL
6 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
7 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.06%) DevOps
9 9 (7.26%) Change Management
9 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.65%) Campaign Management
11 7 (5.65%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.65%) Supplier Management
11 7 (5.65%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.32%) Java
2 16 (12.90%) SQL
3 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.45%) Python
5 3 (2.42%) C
6 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.42%) MCP
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) PMP
4 2 (1.61%) ISEB
4 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) SLA
2 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.23%) CA Wily
2 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Avaya
4 6 (4.84%) Remedy
4 6 (4.84%) SAP
5 5 (4.03%) HP
5 5 (4.03%) IBM
6 4 (3.23%) Genesys
6 4 (3.23%) KANA
6 4 (3.23%) Temenos
7 2 (1.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco
8 1 (0.81%) Huawei
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper